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    September 13, 2012
    11:00 - 11:35pm EDT  

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student. th >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00 -- on your side. >> first up, the search killers in the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador from libya. protests, all due to the anti- muslim video.
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right now several suspects are in custody in libya, but others remain on the loose. 48 hours after four americans including u.s. ambassadorul. tom roussey is live in a satellite center. >> leon, two night a libyan official will not tell the associated press how many suspect are in custody but he does confirm that some have been caught and others are being watched. officials say this is a planned attack that includes an assault on what was supposed to be a secret state house. more protests erupted in other countries today. the anger directed towards americans spread. it was embassies that were targeted. demonstrators in yemen tried to break through embassy gates there. police fired warning shots and tear gas in egypt. anti-american fury, fuelled by a 14-minute anti-islamic front
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clip on youtuber -- the american government announced a. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. >> hillary clinton also called upon governments to stop the violence resulting from the video. >> any responsible leader should be standing up now and a drawing that line. >> no act of violence shapes the rabat -- a result of the united states of america. >> the latest protests began less than a day after u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans were killed. >> he really cared about the people there -- he was trying to help. >> his family members and the loved ones of the other victims are trying to come to terms with their violent deaths. >> we ask for privacy during this time as we grieve for our friends. my brother, our brother our son, our american hero. >> tonight, the obama administration is denying reports out of a british
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newspaper that says the state department had evidence 48 hours before the attacks that the embassies could be targeted. an official is quoted as saying the information is absolutely wrong. >> thank you, tom. the state department has identified all four american victims killed at the u.s. consulate. in addition to the ambassador, to former navy seals lost their lives as well. also, shaun smyth, an air force veteran who worked as an information specialist for the state park and for 10 years, was killed. tonight, federal authorities are identifying 55-year-old marckel ross -- nakoula basseley nakoula as the key figure behind what sparked this wave of violence. he is on federal probation after being guilty of federal bank -- fraud. after his release he was ordered to not use computers or the internet. in the meantime, several actors who appeared in the fi they were duped about their
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roles and that incendiary language was over the lands they delivered. stay with abc 7 news for complete coverage of the deadly attack in the search for the killer of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. for instant updates, go to wjla.com and other social media websites on facebook and twitter. a man is dead after he was stabbed by a woman in the district. this happened in the 300 block of bryant street in northeast. the incident started when the man began hitting the woman. she then pulled out a knife and stabbed him. circumstances. 11:00, a call for action during a emotional night in capitol heights 48 hours after the murder of a well liked high school student. marckel ross was shot on central avenue walking to school. tonight, family and friends on his life at the spot where he died. autria godfrey is live now at the scene of the crime.
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new developments on the story. >> leon rob a motion at this candlelight vigil tonight at the scene of the crime. -- raw a motion at this candlelight vigil tonight at the scene of the crime. people are remembering marckel ross, and sobbing uncontrollably as they remember a life cut much too short just 1 mile from the school he was trying to get to. heart-wrenching sobs pierced with song. a candlelight vigil to honor marckel ross was at times too much for those who love him most to their. >> he did not do nothing to nobody. nobody at all. >> more than 100 friends remembered the bottom model to the megawatt smile who was gunned down as he walked to school. he was a track team and a member of rotc, a good kid killed in cold blood, his brother said. >> they still do not believe this even happened to him. >> nobody deserves to die like
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that, walking to school. >> she walked to school with markell it was just by chance that she left her house early that day. >> everybody knew. >> prince george's county police have no suspects, no motive, and at this point, no idea how a bright kid with a promising future became the latest cause for a candlelight vigil. >> we do not know if he was targeted or not. >> you are looking at a sign by prince george's county police -- that the steps from the crime scene. they are now offering a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. county police were also on hand at central high school at a back-to-school event. they were there to try to, parents' sense to let them know they have added extra patrols in the morning and afternoon along the route that students walk to and from school. back to you.
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>> thank you. new at 11:00, d.c. mayor vincent gray launches a new program aimed at raising awareness involving issues of transgendered people. they wanted to ensure access to employment housing, and other public services. this comes after several attacks against transgendered people in d.c. this year. an admission by a local utilities company over outages during the summer cost derecho. investigators from pepcotestified that on less costly distribution changes were made they would not be able to restore power to customers in 24 hours. they came under fire after thousands of customers were left in the dark in at 100 degree heat for over a week. coming up, two nights she is responding to the incident that
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placed her behind bars. >> not one but two big political rallies. virginia is a big swing state. we will tell you which presidential candidate -- candidate needs to win it the most. >> all
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>> the battle for virginia took center stage. jobs, the economy, and the future of the nation were front and center as michelle obama and mitt romney tried to reach out to undecided voters. a rally at the university of mary washington trade mitt romney was in fairfax. why virginia may be one of the most important battleground states just 54 days before we had to the polls. >> is looking awfully important. political experts say the election in virginia will be won or lost in suburban areas. one candidate and a candidate's wife hit suburban areas.
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something we will discuss a lot more in the next eight weeks. >> michelle obama made a couple of stops along i-95 in richmond and fredericksburg, where she hit a ymca and the university of mary washington. >> everything about how obama is pro-woman. >> meanwhile, mitt romney was a lot i-66, talking to voters in fairfax to do not want four more years of president obama. >> i worry our country is on the wrong track. >> expect a lot more visits because virginia is not just a swing state. it is one of the most important swing state. >> virginia is definitely in the top three. is ohio, virginia, and florida that the campaigns are focused on as the top prospects. >> that is something both sides agree on. >> it could all come down to something that could happen in a few battlegrounds states, like virginia. >> i am counting on you virginia. >> they say virginia is especially important to romney.
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>> for mitt romney is a state he needs to win almost certainly. >> right now poll the race in virginia is essentially tied. voters have said they have never felt their >> it matters the most this year. >> it is very important for everybody to get out there and vote in virginia. >> just to give you a sense of how unpredictable this races in virginia right now, out of the two most recent polls has obama up 5%, and the other has romney up by 5%. bottom line -- it is awfully close. >> we will be watching to see how it plays out. still to come, sakky struthers , harassed and response. and a crackdown takes a new turn in new york city. live with the decision that could have a ripple effect across the nation. >> in the belfort furniture weather center -- a nice day again for heading out to school.
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i'm barack obama and i approve this message. some of our children's greatest experiences have been in the smaller classrooms. vo: but mitt romney says class sizes don't matter... and he supports ul ryan's budget which could cut education by 20%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test... these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education, to want the very best public education system for your children. >> the life of astronaut neil
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armstrong was honored today in washington. more than 1000 people gathered for a memorial service at the national cathedral. he died last month after complications from heart surgery. one of the most touching speeches was given by his friend, fellow astronauts -- >> for well, my friend. you have lifted -- left us far too soon. we want you to know, we do cherished the time we have had and shared together. god bless you, neil. >> neil armstrong will be buried at sea tomorrow. the exact location is not been released. the maryland teenager who attacked his classmate on the first day of school is apologizing. robert gladden like to meet the victim to express his remorse. daniel borowy shot late last
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month and released from the hospital early this week. actor sally struthers was arrested yesterday morning in maine on drunk driving charges. she denied the charges filed against her. she is currently appearing in the musical "9 to 5." her publicist says she is fine and is back at work. the death -- the ban sugary beverages in the big apple. they voted in favor of banning sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. it would apply in restaurants and other places like movie theaters. convenience stores will be exempt. it will go into effect six months from today if it is not held up by lawsuits from the soda industry. i had the chance to spend this evening with some young -- wonderful people in northwest. you should have been there. it was a great time.
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they use food and culinary activity to teach children about healthy living and trying new things. tonight, the kids did that. they were joined by some of d.c.'s top chefs in a competition that also pitted corporate teams against each other. the advance erased part -- money. everyone had a great time. the championship tonight -- i have been trying for six years. way to go, teddy. >> he was grilling veggies. >> a disch, an open faced tuna -- unbelievable. >> and healthy. >> just like our weather -- healthy and good for you. we are in the first week of september -- this is how the end of the day looked. another beautiful, almost cloud- free day. outside, 70 degrees.
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the sunset is almost due west. we have to wait a week. the sadder -- saturday is the equinoxes. that is when the sun will set exactly in the west. today it is still setting 4 degrees of west. we are losing two minutes of daylight every day. in the east, the warm air -- saturday, a bit coller air is coming our way -- cooler air is coming our way and with a few clouds. this is a weak front that is still way out around the lakes and will not be causing any problems like what we had on saturday. as a matter of fact, the showers are breaking up a little bit around springfield ill.. right now there are some showers around chicago, but by the time that it's our way they should have pretty much disappeared. when you head out tomorrow morning, it will not be quite as chilly as it has the past few
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mornings. on the low side -- around town probably in the low 50's 3 by the time we get into tomorrow afternoon, some clouds come in and turned into the south. as a result, they will be a little bit -- not too bad. out to our west, most showers dissipate by the time we get out too early saturday morning. saturday, we are into a northwesterly breeze. some of that cool air but still comfortable. that will be with us into sunday. i am still very confident, a very nice weekend coming up. some clouds tomorrow -- we will have to put up with some clouds. a touch of humanity, nothing too bad. there is our change coming up for saturday and sunday -- a bit breezy on saturday but again refreshened.
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next week would be the time for storms forming to our south with some rain coming in. that would be tuesday, not this weekend. >> i hear you loud and clear. you have to roll out the welcome mat one more time for our good friend jacqui jeras. she will be your good friend eventually. i remember her from our days at cnn. she will be joining us for "good morning washington." every morning for clock 30 to 7:00. -- 4:30 to 7:00. >> i have to wonder about the redskins -- wait until you hear. in baseball, the nats off tonight, but the orioles were
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x the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving forward. >> the redskins had another game plan reversal today. as they go to the script for the rams, mike shanahan is very concerned. mike shanahan said he does not know if garcon play on sunday, but there is nothing cat -- that can deflect the glow of this ballclub. the skins are 1-0 and riding a
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wave of confidence. listen -- he likes the attention and expectation and the feeling at redskins park. >> since two dozen 9, it has been rough. -- 2009, it has been rough. but it is a good thing the people want to speak to us about positive things, stuff like that. >> thursday night football, bears and packers. green bay setting up for a field goal. he flips it to the back and he takes it right down main street, 27 yards. green bay john's to a 10-0 lead. right now is 23-10 packer's late in the fourth. the national start a second set. this could be a door slammer series. the lead atlanta by eight and a half games. there was another playoff atmosphere at camden yards. the rays o's.
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he sends a fly ball to left field and they cannot get there. adam jones just jogs in with the winning run. orioles win, 3-2. tonight he was ready -- adam jones still gets him anyway. these are good times in charm city as the orioles sweep that rays. the pressure was on the yankees to keep pace with the orioles. top of the seventh, derek jeter kitts to center carried a 2-0 yankees. a win over boston. they remain tied with baltimore for a third -- first place in the american league east. uconn basketball coach jim calhoun retired at the age of 70. he was a terrific coach certainly controversial. he challenged the rules, but jim calhoun won three national titles. today he retired. his assistant coach will take
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over. d.c. united now knows that last year's and bp is done. dwayne derosario has spread his mcl and is out for the rest of the season. >> right back.
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at bank of america, we're continuing tlend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call greater washington home. whether it's funding an organization that provides new citizens with job training, working with an anacostia school that promotes academic excellence or supporting an organization that serves 5,000 meals a day across d.c., what's important to the people of greater washington is important to us, and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger.
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the violent protests tied to the
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bop -- the death of the u.s. ambassador to india -- libya is a top story on our website. our forecast on the weekend -- lots to talk about. you can find that on wjla.com. we
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>> how is this for the weekend -- a few clouds tomorrow. saturday a bit breezy. it will die down by the afternoon. sunday, and i stay then some storms begin to develop to the south, but not until monday and tuesday. tuesday will be the rain. pretty nice. >> you cannot ask for better than that. so do not ask.
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[ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. thipresident can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announr ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defen cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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